Download Speed Calculator - How Long Will a Download Take?

This extremely useful calculator figures out how long it will take to download a file. It provides estimates using a bunch of different connection types and speeds. It's very easy to use, yet it is very flexible and provides a lot of comparative information. Give it a go!

Enter the file size in the box below, then click the type of units used to measure that size: KB (Kilobytes), MB (Megabytes) or GB (Gigabytes).

Connection Type Estimated Time to Download
Dial-Up Access  28.8 Kb  hr   min   sec  
56 Kb hr   min   sec  
DSL Access
Broadband Cable Access
128 Kb hr   min   sec  
256 Kb hr   min   sec  
512 Kb hr   min   sec  
Wireless/Satellite Access 600 Kb hr   min   sec  
Business/Government or Other High Speed Access T1 hr   min   sec  
T3 hr   min   sec  

Please be aware that download speed may vary from these calculations. Factors may include server's performance, Internet traffic levels, your computer's hardware or operating system, distance from connection base (DSL), and, for dial-up and cable, how many people are sharing the line at the time of connection.

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